• Importance of Fitness and Firefighter Heart Health
    Heart attacks are known to be the leading cause of death in the firefighting community. Get a deeper look at some tips from John Hofman that may reduce the likeliness of heart disease in firefighters.
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    John Hofman brings you an inside look at some ways to monitor the risk of heart disease and some recommendations for combating that risk. He explains that exercise duration may be a large contributor in determining the onset of cardiac fatigue, among other key variables. Ultimately, a consistent endurance training program can improve heart health and reduce the likeliness of heart disease in firefighters. 

    John Hofman
    Importance of Fitness and Firefighter Heart Health
    TSAC Report, January 2012, Issue 20, Pages 20.1-20.2


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